In surfing, there is such a thing as “Air stunts”, some of the most progressive surfers are able to truly perform such stunts, professional athletes push the limits of the possible, but you have to pay for everything.
Most often, injuries occur on the ankle of the athlete, less often the foot is injured. During jumping and being in the air, the legs are safe, but unforeseen problems can begin at the moment of landing on the water. At the moment, the development of surfing tricks does not stop by the interaction of the surface of the board, or the surface of the water, now most surfers try to show themselves also in the air. Sports, medical practice shows that as soon as an athlete begins to leave the surface of the water, soaring into the air, the risk of injuries increases, especially with regard to the athlete’s ankles. Continue reading
This article is mainly for beginners, but I advise you to re-read it to surfers with experience in order to refresh your knowledge about the cultural aspect of your favorite sport. Surf etiquette is an important component of surfing, a base that everyone needs to know. There are many articles on this subject, but the trouble is that if you basically don’t know that such a concept exists, it wouldn’t occur to you to google something like “surfing rule”, it’s not football, it seems that everything is intuitive understandably.
I like the phrase “Safe Skating Culture”, because it accurately reflects the essence. Firstly, these rules were invented in order to make surfing safe, and secondly, we are civilized people, and surfers, like any other community of people, have their own standards of behavior. Continue reading
Surfing is a sport that is practiced for pleasure, but for health, you have to add decent exercises on the shore to compensate for the uneven load. I have a friend, Sasha Pavlov, a surfer and a professional fitness trainer who is well versed in physiology. I asked him to talk about exactly how the surfer suffers from his hobby, and whether it is possible to correct or at least reduce the negative effect of surfing.
A bit of general physiology
All muscles are connected in a common chain, and fascias connect them – connective tissue, elastic but elastic, which does not allow the muscles to disperse, holds the fibers together. Each muscle is in its fascia, each muscle bundle is also wrapped in a common fascia, this structure gives the body density and creates Continue reading